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Sunday, May 27

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2018
Sunday, May 27 – 9:30 am | | 24th & Bryant
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2018
On May 27th, 2018 at 9:30 am the 2018 San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kicks–off at the corner of 24th and Bryant Streets. The theme, Roots of Carnaval / Raíces del Carnaval, refers to tree’s branches, leaves, and fruit give it beauty, but its strength lies in ...
San Francisco Carnaval 2018 | Mission
Sunday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval 2018 | Mission

The 2018 San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate at the 40th annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District over Memorial Day weekend. On May 26th and 27th, the Mission District will transform into an ...

2018 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Sunday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No entrance fee. You can purchase food ticket at the event.
| Kennedy Park (Union City)
2018 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Join the Bay Area Burmese Community for the annual Burmese New Year Water Festival at Kennedy Park in Union City from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 27, 2018. There will be Burmese traditional dance performances, foods from various regions of Myanmar, traditional ceremony of paying ...
Inner Richmond: Part II Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Sunday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 6th Ave & Geary
Inner Richmond: Part II Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
The district’s rich history goes back to the 19th century and includes robbers’ roosts and racetracks, squatters and roadhouses, a saloon district and a red light district, as well as charming Victorian row houses and beautiful Craftsmans, the 1902 and 1903 Big Games, an earthquake ...
TreasureFest 7th Birthday Bash | SF
Sunday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest 7th Birthday Bash | SF
Join TreasureFest on their 7th Birthday Bash. Shop together with your mom or make something at one of DIY stations. Live music, cocktails and much more. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, May 27 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm, year ...

46th Annual Muir Beach Firemen’s BBQ | Mt. Tam
Sunday, May 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$20 parking per vehicle. Donations are appreciated
| Santos Meadow (Mt. Tam)
46th Annual Muir Beach Firemen's BBQ | Mt. Tam
The 46th Annual Muir Beach Volunteer Firemen’s Barbecue is a fun event for the whole family with delicious food, activities for the kids, live music and dancing. An annual Memorial Day Weekend tradition in Marin, the event takes place on Sunday, May 27, from noon to ...
Free Memorial Day Patriotic Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, May 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Memorial Day Patriotic Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the new direction of Robert Calonico, presents the 136th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most ...

Indie Rock Concert: Matt Jaffe | Union Square
Sunday, May 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Indie Rock Concert: Matt Jaffe | Union Square
Matt Jaffe is a singer/songwriter from San Francisco. Cutting his teeth on open mics around the Bay Area, Matt started taking music (a little bit) more seriously when Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads offered to produce his first record. Since then, Matt has churned out ...
Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, May 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin-Op's "Free Play" Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, May 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Win Tix: “Doctor Who” Cuddly BYOB Watch Party with Cats | KiTea Cafe
Sunday, May 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Each ticket is $35.00 per person
| KitTea Cat Cafe
In 900 years of time and space, there never has been an event quite like this one. Join our 15+ rescue cats for their furst time viewing Doctor Who during this two-episode screening. Get Tickets – $35 Break out your extra-long scarves or Chuck Taylor’s for our Doctor costume ...
Win Tix: Comedy Night: Josh Wolf (Chelsea Lately) | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Sunday, May 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club
Josh Wolf started doing comedy in Seattle 12 years ago. After moving to Los Angeles, his unique, honest and high energy style of storytelling made him an instant favorite at The Improv, The Laugh Factory and The World Famous Comedy Store. > Get Tickets – $25 He also ...
Win Tix: Australian Psych- Rockers: Ocean Alley | The Independent
Sunday, May 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Independent
Rock band from the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia. Their style of music has been described as “cruisey psych, rock and reggae fusion”. > Get Tickets – $13 Adv / $15 Door With multiple tours across the world in support of the album release this year, Ocean ...

Monday, May 28

Memorial Day 2018 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
Monday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Memorial Day 2018 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
If you’ve got a car in San Francisco, in addition to crazy high gas prices, you also have to worry about the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs and rules. Thankfully on Memorial Dauy, the city of San Francisco is going to reward ...
150th Anniversary Memorial Day Commemoration & Parade | Presidio
Monday, May 28 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
150th Anniversary Memorial Day Commemoration & Parade | Presidio
The Presidio Trust, the City of San Francisco and the Department of Veterans Affairs​ invite you to be part of the official City and County of San Francisco Memorial Day Observance. 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the Presidio’s participation in the city’s annual ceremony, ...
SF City Guides Memorial Day 2018 | 13 Free Guided Walking Tours
Monday, May 28 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| All Over San Francisco
SF City Guides Memorial Day 2018 | 13 Free Guided Walking Tours
If you have the day off on Memorial Day, why not spend part of your day learning something new about the city you love. San Francisco City Guides will be offering thirteen free guided walking tours on Memorial Day Monday. All tours are free and open to the public, ...
23rd Annual Sh*t-Kickin’ Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio
23rd Annual Sh*t-Kickin' Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio
Always one to go for the foul mouth, El Rio marks this holiday with their 23rd Annual Sh*t Kickin’ Memorial Day bash. This party is finally old enough to drink and hooooo-eeeee do they plan on getting it good and toasty with a classic mix of ...
Live at Lagunitas: 2018 Kick-Off Concert “St. Paul and The Broken Bones” | Petaluma
Monday, May 28 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: 2018 Kick-Off Concert "St. Paul and The Broken Bones" | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Win Tix: Rainer Maria: Sweet Indie Rock | Cafe Du Nord
Monday, May 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cafe Du Nord
Madison, Wisconsin emo trio Rainer Maria emerged in 1995 from the ashes of another poetically inclined local combo, Ezra Pound, reuniting singer/guitarist Kaia Fischer and drummer William Kuehn. Enlisting singer/bassist Caithlin De Marrais. Get Tickets – $15 Adv / $18 Door (21+) In its earlier days, the ...
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Tournament | Emporium SF
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Tournament | Emporium SF

Emporium SF is Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Street Fighter with a four-week long tournament starting on Memorial Day. FREE Sign-ups with prizes. Special cocktails available for the tournament only.  Console Encounters: Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Series May 28th: Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting June 4th: ...

Tuesday, May 29

Win Tix: Rising R&B Star: Amber Mark | Great American Music Hall
Tuesday, May 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Amber Mark’s multifaceted and sophisticated pop sound is rooted in a wide range of inspirations soaked up from time spent in the U.S., India, Germany, Brazil, and Nepal. She began writing music as a way to work through the 2013 death of her mother and ...
Win Tix: Godspeed You Black Emperor: Experimental Post Rock | Fox Theater
Tuesday, May 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater
Formed in 1994 in Montreal, Canada, the band has been highly influential within the post-rock genre. Working with orchestrated arrangements, the nine-piece group has created tracks with wide dynamic ranges, a highly evocative use of instrumentation and sounds and uncompromising long form compositions. > Get Tickets ...
Win Tix: Comedy Night: Ngaio Bealum (Comedy Central / MTV) | The Punch Line
Tuesday, May 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
Ngaio Bealum has recently been seen on ‘The Sarah Silverman Program’ and was a runner-up in the San Francisco International Comedy Competition. He has also appeared on MTV’s ‘Half-Hour Comedy Hour,’ BET’s ‘Comic View,’ A&E’s ‘Evening at The Improv,’ Comedy Central’s ‘Comic Justice,’ and ‘Make ...

Wednesday, May 30

Hawaiian Jazz Concert: The Alcatraz Islanders | Union Square Live
Wednesday, May 30 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Hawaiian Jazz Concert: The Alcatraz Islanders  | Union Square Live
The Alcatraz Islanders perform swing era Hawaiian music that blends traditional island melodies with mainland jazz.
Win Tix: Rafiq Bhatia: Sonic Electronic & Hiphop | Cafe Du Nord
Wednesday, May 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cafe Du Nord
New York composer and guitarist, Bhatia’s audacious first album as a producer sets out to challenge existing musical vocabulary with a language of its own. > Get Tickets – $12 Adv / $14 Door (21+) His music has been described by the New York Times as “transcending ...
Win Tix: Eric Schwartz Comedy Night (Showtime/Hulu) | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Wednesday, May 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club
Eric Schwartz is a comedian, actor, voiceover artist, musician and content creator. In addition to television appearances on Showtime, the Tonight Show, Comics Unleashed, BET and his one-hour special, “Surrender to the Blender,” on Hulu, Eric is known for his popular digital stand-up clips, sketches ...
Win Tix: Stomp, Clap, Dance Punk Bluegrass: Larry And His Flask | Bottom of the Hill
Wednesday, May 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill
An American five piece, high energy Rock and Roll band that incorporate elements of Punk, Gypsy Jazz, Folk and Americana music. Some people refer to them as “Folk Punk” or “Punk-Grass”, but regardless of genre classification they strive to bring the party to every crowd. > ...

Thursday, May 31

Kitty Pak: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, May 31 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Kitty Pak: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Originally conceived as a platform for women’s artistry, Kitty Pak has evolved into an ongoing creative communion bringing together some of the most dynamic and inventive sonic explorers on the Bay Area scene. Led by Dakini Star, vocalist for Goddess Alchemy, Kitty Pak usually features ...